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3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

To fight ISIS the West must do more to integrate potentially alienated Muslims

It is disturbing, to say the least, to hear that an American was killed fighting for ISIS , and that, depending on which estimate one reads, anywhere from a few dozen to three hundred Americans may have likewise joined up.

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Related Topix: US News

10 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

NBC Fitness Guru Jeff Halevy Loses It, Spews Racism, Hate And Arrogance All Over Twitter

NBC fitness expert Jeff Halevy is more than just a fitness expert. He's also a hard-core supporter of Israel, a racist, and a rabid right wing guy.

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Related Topix: Twitter, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

13 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

Legal Case: White House Argues Against Considering Climate Change on Energy Projects

Six and a half years later and another term into the Obama Administration, however, things have finally moved forward.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Environmental Law, Law, US News

17 hrs ago | Common Dreams

The Crime of Overbilling Healthcare

Over twenty years ago, Pat Palmer, in her own words, "stumbled upon a $400 overcharge in a bill my father received for a routine medical procedure."

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Related Topix: US News

21 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed

It's Labor Day weekend, the schools have been in session about a week, and the disgruntled voices of a minority drone on.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News

Yesterday | Truthdig

Stephen Colbert: 'ISIS Has Now Attracted the Most Heavily Armed,...

The "Colbert Report" host talks about the latest threat in the Middle East, the Islamic State, as well as Fox News' weirdly imaginative responses to ISIS, all of which are so detached from reality that the comedian decides it's time to invoke ghosts to explain current events in terms that right-wing pundits can truly get their heads around.

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Related Topix: US News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

What Is The Fight Over The Tip Wage?

This diary is a follow up to Laura Clawson's great Front Page piece . I just wanted to add a few things and I had more than a comment could hold.

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Related Topix: US News

Daily Kos

Cartoon: Animal Nuz #214 - Nuz Dump Edition

Animal Nuz appears on Saturdays at 11am ET on the Recent Diaries list, then at 8pm ET on the Front Page, only on Daily Kos .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

Crooks and Liars

The Meaning Of The Koch Brothers Tapes: "I Don't Know Where We'd Be Without You"

One of the classic strategies for politicians caught saying embarrassing things is to use the old "there's nothing to see here, keep moving" ploy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law

Crooks and Liars

War Criminal Ollie North Says Obama Doesn't Pay Attention

Reagan's henchman Ollie North cuddles up to Carlson on the couch to bash the president for not showing his hand on his ISIL strategy.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News

OpEdNews

"Carrying" in Chicago is dropping crime says Washington Times as 42 are shot and 5 die last weekend

Open and concealed "carrying" lowers crime because the bad guys know they better not try anything.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News

Crooks and Liars

Federal Cybersecurity Czar Found Guilty On Kiddie Porn Charges

Timothy DeFoggi was once the acting chief of cybersecurity for the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News

Truthdig

California Legislature Passes Bill to Protect Temp Workers

The California legislature has passed a bill that would hold companies legally responsible if the temp agencies and subcontractors they hire cheat workers out of their wages or put them in harm's way.

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Related Topix: California, US News

Drudge Retort

I Was a Kid Who Shot and Killed Someone by Accident

Gregory Orr: When I was 12 years old, I killed a younger brother in a hunting accident near our home in upstate New York.

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Related Topix: US News

Democracy Now

As 145 Arrested in White House Protest, Rep. Luis Gutierrez...

Immigrants and their allies held protests in more than a dozen cities Thursday to mark what they called the National Day to Fight for Families.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Luis Gutierrez, US News

Crooks and Liars

Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns Amid Bribery Scandal

With a pathetic and weak resignation letter , Mitch McConnell's campaign manager, Jesse Bentonm whimpered his way out of McConnell's 2014 campaign and not a moment too soon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Nation

Columbia University Email Reveals Disdain for Anti-Rape Campus Movement

Students fighting to improve campus sexual assault policies are beginning to give up on the notion that Columbia will ever work with them in good faith.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, UC Berkeley, Emerson College, US News

Daily Kos

Russel Brand Hilariously Destroys Fox 'News' Coverage In Ongoing Feud

Basically, the comedian/actor/activist, Russell Brand, is vocal about his problem with the Fox News coverage of the Ferguson protests, the Middle East conflict, the Climate Crisis, the of the definition of 'Conservative,.

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Related Topix: Activism, African-American, US News

Crooks and Liars

Why Fight For Unions? So We Can Fight An Economy Rigged Against Us

The rules set down in our democracy can't be enforced unless We the People can organize to be powerful enough to overcome the great wealth and power of a few ultra-billionaires and their corporations.

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Related Topix: US News

Crooks and Liars

Charges Dropped Against St. Paul Man Who Was Charged With Sitting While Black

Here's the thing, right? If that was a white man sitting there, someone would have approached them and said, "Excuse me, sir, you can't sit there.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, US News

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